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Every book banned by an all-white Pennsylania school board is by a non-white author

When an all-white Pennsylvania school board was asked why every book it unanimously banned was written by a non-white author, they said is was just a coincidence. The Central York School District baord also took umbrage at the word "ban," insisting the books were merely "frozen," until the books could be vetted by the board, which so far has taken the...

Massive and magnificent creatures created from leftover rice straw

In Niigata, Japan, artists create astounding creatures from rice straw, a byproduct of rice production. Called Wara Art, the sculptures are created in a collaboration between Niigata City residents and students from Musashino Art University. The Wara Art Festival is taking place right now through October 31 in the city's Uwasekigata Park. — Read the...

Watch this woman impersonate celebrities approaching your dog on the street

Mary Elizabeth Kelly is is great at mimicking the voices and mannerisms of actors like Jennifer Coolidge, Winona Ryder, Drew Barrymore, and Sydney Sweeney. She is also able to shape shift so she looks like them. Amazing.

NYC police confiscated thousands of dirt bikes and are crushing them. Here's video of them doing so with a bulldozer.

"Anyone out there has an illegal dirt bike, don't even think about it because the NYPD will find it and will crush it," said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday. Then he had two bulldozers do just that. Video below. — Read the rest

Mike Lindell and Jim Bakker join forces to peddle "Children's Bible Pillows" to help them fight the Devil

MeinPillow tycoon Mike Lindell teamed up with sleazy serial felony fraudster Jim Bakker and a gaggle of head-bobbing, cooing sycophants to sell "Children's Bible Pillows" to support their efforts to "Take Back What The Devil Stole From You." The nonsense ran for three days on Bakker's daily infomercial program. — Read the rest

Netflix's The Queen's Gambit had one line about woman chess player Nona Gaprindashvili. She is now suing them

Netflix's The Queen's Gambit, a mini-series based on Walter Tevis's 1983 novel of the same name, is about a woman chess player, Beth Harmon, who becomes world champion in 1968. Although it's fictional, the final episode makes a one-line reference to real-life first female grandmaster from the same year, Nona Gaprindashvili — and now the 80-year-old...

Covid killing more cops than any other cause

Encouraged by their unions to resist vaccination requirements, more cops are being killed by Covid than by any other cause, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. Another organization tallied 133 deaths in the first six months of 2021. The same day, John Catanzara, the president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police, which represents...

DIY double-decker RV angering neighbors in Seattle

There are plenty of RVs parked in cities where absurd housing prices and skyrocketing rents make it impossible for residents to live in traditional homes. But this RV in Seattle's hipster Ballard neighborhood stands out because its owners built a second story on top. — Read the rest

Lawsuit filed after schoolteacher cuts mixed-race kid's hair to "even it out"

An elementary schoolteacher in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was reprimanded after cutting a 7-year-old's hair to "even it out" after a classmate hacked some off; the mixed-race girl's parents are also suing the school district. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in west Michigan against Mount Pleasant Public Schools and two teaching staff,...

Underwater video of flamingos eating looks like a Pixar movie

This video from the San Diego Zoo of flamingos dipping their heads into water as they eat looks like a scene from a Pixar movie. As described by the zoo, "these pretty in pink birds feed by sucking in water and mud at the front of their bills, then pumping it out at the sides. — Read the rest

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